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the president's disastrous health care overhaul rollout. it seems those potential obama care customers who are able to penetrate the website's unintentional front-end security gauntlet may be delivering their most private information on a silver platter to the bad guys. we have fox team coverage. brit hume looks at the shelf life. ed henry is at the white house with distension among the american troops about the promise to keep your health insurance. but we begin with correspondent peter. >> reporter: two men in two states tangled up in a mess created by an error at healthcare.gov which caused a breach of private information that nobody in the government has been able to explain to them. a few weeks ago, south carolina attorney tom doogle shopped around at healthcare.gov but thought the plans were too expensive. so he went on with his life until friday, when a stranger named justin in north carolina called to say that his brand-new healthcare.gov eligibility notice contained personal information about tom and his wife. >> i didn't know if he was trying to phish for my personal information
and disastrous obama care website and no so affordable health care act americans have lost health care. the president had no idea death benefits would be denied and he was completely unaware that the nsa was illegally spying on american citizens and tapping phone calls of leaders from european allies all the way to the pope. this is like tim cook, ceo of apple didn't know apple had an a new ipad until he read it in the paper or boston red sox owner wasn't aware boston won the world series until he glanced at the sports page. or imagine roger, surprised to find out fox news boat all of the other news channel. but he didn't know that until he heard it on the huckabee show? (applause) >> you know when there is a crisis or controversy, the answer with this president is always the same. >> i can assure you, that i certainly did not know anything about the ig report before the ig report had been leaked through press, through the press. >> you know, the president's biggest problem is that he hasn't a clue on how to run. he has 0 executive experience. i am not sure he could organize the two ca
tried logging onto the obama care health care exchange this morning, you probably noticed it was offline. operators temporarily shut down the site in attempt to make improvements sunday. mitt romney said the fiasco is rotting president obama's second term. >> perhaps the most important lesson the president, i think, failed to learn was, you have to tell the american people the truth. and when he told the american people that you can keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again. >> right. >> he wasn't telling the truth. >> but governor, on that point -- >> i think that fundamental dishonesty has put in peril the foundation of his second term. >> rim romney responded to reports that he dumped running mate chris christie because of contention, >> he dismissed the notion saying the governor provided health records and there were no concerns. >>> all right, so perhaps you saw us on sunday, as the spectacular solar eclipse which was visible for about 30 minutes right after sunrise in the eastern united states. this was a rare hybrid which happ
his health care promise, that obama care is working while apologizing for the fact that it doesn't. i'm lou dobbs. >>> good evening, everybody. hhs secretary kathleen sebelius today testified before the house energy and commerce committee. on the disastrous obama carrollout. sebelius took responsibility for the website failure while making the outrageous claim that the website has actually never crashed. >> we were anxious to get the website up and running and functional, which we clearly have failed to do to date, although i would suggest the website has never crashed, it is functional but at a very slow speed and very low reliability and has continued to function. >> and at the very moment that sebelius made that statement, the healthcare.gov system was down. and it stayed down for the duration of the hearing. sebelius did offer an apology, and she told the committee to hold her accountable for the obama care failure. while insisting that the president did not lie when he repeatedly told americans they could keep their health care insurance if they liked it. but when pressed on whet
about health care bill. obama care relying on young people to sign up to pay for the program and help the ouflt control costs of health care in america. how does that look so far? we've got an update next. >> speaking of young people have you heard about this new poll we conducted with the associated press? cnbc/ap poll finds 52% of people aged 18 to 34 those are the heaviest users, they feel twitter is not a good place to invest. really? so if twitter's core users don't even want to buy the stock should you stay away from that offering? we'll look at that coming up. >>> and then scrooge mcducks, that's what they are being called. they should pay more in taxes. you can but that's getting some reaction today. later on "closing bell." vo: two years of grad school. 20 years with the company. thousands of presentations. and one hard earned partnership. it took a lot of work to get this far. so now i'm supposed to take a back seat when it comes to my investments? there's zero chance of that happening. avo: when you work with a schwab financial consultant, you'll get the gui
it says a 2008 obama health campaign adviser puts the rollout this way. they were running the biggest startup in the world and they didn't have anyone who had run a startup or even run a small business or a business. it's very hard to think where the people best at getting legislation passed is best at implementing it. we've seen zeke emanuel saying this is a long game on "morning joe," this is a marathon for the social contract of our country. some see it at this moment of a sprint and even the democrats are failing. with these new numbers out about millions losing their insurance, how do you get better control of the narrative that obama care isn't the titanic? >> well, i think that the rollout has certainly been fouled up, without question. why we'll find out in the fullness of time. but that won't matter in the long run. what will matter is do people in the end get good insurance that's cheaper than what they have? and i think most people will. remember that all these things we're seeing now, all the hype about millions of people facing cancellation of insurance, these policies, m
health care, you can keep your health care. >> how can presidents and democrats still defend obama care. and the president says you can keep your doctor, but can your doctor stay in business? plus, comedy icon i'm conway. >> if u yo look closely you can see harvey wetting his pants. >> ladies and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. >> hello, everybody. a great audience. so glad to have you with us. welcome to "huck bee." from the fox news studios in new york city. it's no secret that i have major policy differences with president obama on almost everything. i believe in americsangty of ev human life. less in taxation and litigation and on and on. but president obama can't be blamed for an economy that's killing the middle class or broken promises of taxes going up for people making under $250,000 a year. or not be k able to keep your health plan or doctor. it's so bad that even our friends are spitting mad at us. it turns out it's not his fault. because he didn't know anything about it. any of it. >> it's not really something i followed closely but we don't know -- i'm not familiar with
obama himself to health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius has apologised for the website's problems and vowed to fix it. we are hearing conflicting reports about what went wrong with the roll out. cgi, the contractor developing the site may have warned the obama administration that it would not be ready tro go live on october 1st. we know the administration says it needs until the end of november to fix the technical glitches. that's two months after it launched. to comment the penalty for not enrolling under the new law is effectively waved for six weeks. the new deadline will be march 31st. if you are one of the estimated 15 million americans who buy your own insurance, you are not employed through an employer or insured through an employer, you have to sign up for coverage by the deadline or face a penalty. you can do that through your insurer or go to the government changes, assuming healthcare.gov works one day. >> 8.5 million of 15 million could qualify for a subsidy. the affordable part of the affordable care act may be a misnomer for 6.5 millions that didn't quali
years ago a trusted obama health care white house warned the white house it was losing control of aobama care. the warnings were dire and specific, and ultimately ignored. david cutler, who worked on the obama 2008 campaign and was a valued outside health care consultant wrote this blunt memo to top white house economic adviser larry summers in may 2010, "i do not believe the relevant members of the administration understand the president's vision or have the capability to carry it out." he wrote "no one was in charge who had experience in any complex business startups" we worried basic regulations, technology and policy coordination would fail. >> you need to have the people who have understanding of the political process, people who understand how to work within an administration and people who understand how to build, start and build a business and unfortunately, they just didn't get all of those people together. >> reporter: the white house dismissed these and other warnings, it relied an a pointed bureaucrat and seepor health care advisers. fears from constant attacks from republica
obama kept his health care promise, that obama care is working while apologizing for the fact that it doesn't. i'm lou dobbs. >>> good evening, everybody. hhs secretary kathleen sebelius today testified before the house energy and commerce committee. on the disastrous obama carrollout. sebelius took responsibility for the website failure while making the outrageous claim that the website has actually never crashed.
at an organizing for action health care summit looking to rally grass roots support for obama care. the white house remains under fire because of president obama's promise that if americans liked their health insurance plan, they could keep it. but according to the associated press, at least 3.5 million americans have already been issued cancellation notices from their health insurance provid s providers. that number is likely to go up as data from half the states still remains unavailable. and there is a report white house officials debated the health care pledge back in 2009 in the likelihood that every american would in fact be able to keep their coverage. yesterday former white house adviser david axelrod defendeded the president on "meet the press". >> why did not you or somebody else say to him, mr. president, don't say no matter what you're going to keep your health care plan? was that bad practice? >> hindsight is 20/20. >> that's why you're there. >> the vast majority of americans, that statement will hold true for. for this small group, it hasn't. but the calamitous thing is that the web
at the state of the obama presidency as he struggles now to fix the rollout of his signature health care law. >> we are just going to keep on working at it. we're going to grind it up. >> one year ago this week, president obama beat former massachusetts governor mitt romney in the 2012 election. now the president invokes the name of his defeated gop rival to defend health care reform. in just a moment, governor romney joins me for an exclusive interview. and president obama's approval rating is at an all-time low. obamacare is at a rough start. more u.s. spy revelations have rocked even our closest allies. and did the president consider replacing vice president joe biden with then-secretary of state hillary clinton? that's according to a bombshell in a new book "double down, game changing 2012." bob wood card, katty kay, david axelrod, bill kristol. i'm david gregory in washington. >>> and good sunday morning. the killing of a tsa agent at los angeles international airport is raising questions about the motives of the 23-year-old suspect, and also airport security. do tsa agents nee
a moment. plus, the man who was at obama's side as the president defended his health care plan, massachusetts governor deval patri patrick. >>> our new poll shows the president's ratings at an >>> o[ male announcer ]the if you can clear a crowd but not your nasal congestion, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. >>> we're back with governor mitt romney, republican 2012 nominee. governor, i want to ask you about the future of the republican party. my knowledge of where republicans are seem to reflect the split, the retention of the party. on the one hand you have republican governors. there's 30 of them actually governing out in the states. at a national level, however, you have a republican party that seems more fixed on opposition, opposition to the obama agenda as they would, of course, defend to be the right place to stand in that policy. but that tension has real consequences in terms of whether the party can become a national party again
is something that goes far beyond health insurance. if you google the term obama didn't know you come up with literally dozens of headlines in the last couple weeks covering the irs on conservative groups, covering nsa, all types of issues. he is trying to take himself out of it. it's a crisis of credibility. >> i want to go to rick ungar. you just heard from natalie. you heard from katherine. >> yeah. >> and there are millions of americans -- why do you justify this? >> but here's -- first of all, why do you justify not digging a little further? let me tell you another horror story. wait, wait, wait. we watched a -- >> did i ask him about another horror story? you see natalie? natalie's 29 and helps put 14-year-old kids to sleep. >> i know. how do you mean? i would like to sit down with natalie and get on the exchange. and you know what else, natalie, you didn't mention -- >> because i want it -- >> hold on a second. you know what natalie didn't mention -- >> wait a minute. she doesn't want it. >> you know what natalie didn't mention? you can buy a policy off the exchange. have you chec
could keep your health insurance really only meant until obama care went in affect. they will keep it going. if people don't get insurance they will pay the individual man date. >> there is a host of issues that follow that. republicans are calling for a delay. how do they gain. >> this is tricky for the republicans, they need the president to be stubborn about this while calling for the kelay. they don't win if there is a delay. it will go to the back burner and it needs to go in to affect for the republicans to have leverage. look at the shutdown polls, people blamed republicans. the president's popularity plummets and ted cruz popularity are going up. republicans are beginning to win. >> you argue that you allow the law to stumble on its own weak foundation? >> yeah, i think they have to. the president designed it and wrote it and didn't want republican input and say it will help the americans. see if they are right. >> you break tyou bought. it thank you eric ericson. >> by the way. it is not just six months. we have a couple of years to get it up and running and working and my
of their health insurance. this is being delivered to us courtesy of obama care and i was the first to fight it. we're hoping people will come to the polls tomorrow to send washington a message about what a failure obama care is. and tomorrow's turned very much into a referendum on obama care in virginia. >> if you were to lose, i know you don't see that as a case, but would it also be a referendum people are okay with obama care? >> i don't know, we're going to have to see how it plays out. certainly, we have come from behind and closed this to within anybody's ball game, in part based upon obama care, while being badly outspent. what people in other states don't see is we're being outspent by tremendous ratios on television, coming from out of state money, whether it's michael bloomberg or unions or planned parenthood, whatever it is, they're putting tons of money to my opponent and we don't have the equivalent and they're lying through their teeth -- >> -- appears tissue division in the republican party, between tea partiys and very -- >> no, no. >> you don't think you were hurt by that? >>
is an assault on this country. most doctors don't like it, it will make our health care worse, and obama made a bunch of promises that turned out not to be true. >> no, no, that was a horrible decision, a dumb strategy. that really is the difference between the two wings of the party that we're going to figure out before the 2014 election. whether you like it or not, the american people have returned divided government to washington. the republicans control the house of representatives, the democrats the senate and the president of course is a democrat. so governs means you have to find the doable. sadly, the names that have been mentioned here tonight think you have to be pure lie caesar's wife or ivory soap, whatever the case may be, and you can't deviate. god forbid you find common ground and work something out. to think you're going to filibuster for 21 hours on the house floor, shut down the government, bring us to the risk of default and all of a sudden in the face of that president obama down at the other end of pennsylvania avenue will go, you're right, obama care stimps, see, that's
consistent with reality. consistn't with reality. and mac, we're told that president obama didn't know the health care website was a mess until after it launched and that he didn't know the u.s. was spying on leaders like the german chancellor. is "i don't know" an acceptable answer for a u.s. president. >> it is not a consistent pog. i think you have two cross currents here. i think cabinet officers and white house officials are expected to taken a assume full responsibility as andy noted and take criticism and heat. perhaps sometimes when it is not fully justified. i think harry truman had it right. the buck stops in the oval office. i think that's the way the majority of the american people look at it. >> other presidents had said, i don't know. top staff, top aides, could say, the president doesn't know details of how a policy is being carried out, david? >> yeah, of course, that's a judgment call. they are the gate keepers not only for people coming in but also for the what the president is told. andy and mack have been there and keeps the president informed. look at the famous pi
health scoop. which leads me to ask, does obama care cover getting your head out of your ass? >> not sure about that, but broccoli is delicious. >> -- cover viagra, does anybody know, because it's expensive. >> "the new york times" and their special health supplement puts broccoli on the cover. >> it's the worst vegetable. >> no, it's the best. >> i know it's good for you but it's the worst possible. >> cover it in cheese. everything in cheese is better. including cheese. >> whoever likes broccoli has got to be out of their mind. it tastes like turf from a football stadium. it's just horrible. >> is that worse than cbs news reporting when six people signed up for obama care the first day they called it off to a slow start? >> that's just so crazy. they don't care. you don't understand, they have a loose relationship with the truth and they like it like that. they're like, we're keeping it. if we say it, it's true. they don't care what the realality or the facts are. why are more people not upset about this? >> socialized medicine -- >> that's fine, whatever you want to call it. the expect
volunteers for helps consumers enroll in health care plans. and the president getting help from hollywood. elizabeth cohen has details. >> celebrities helping promote the affordable care act. on funnyordie.com. actress olivia wilde plays a game called obama care or shut up. >> if you're under 26 you can stay on your parents' insurance. >> shut up. >> in jennifer hudson's parody, obama care solves everything. >> my company's health care, it doesn't cover mammograms. >> the aca covers presentative care for women's health. >> that's it. >> lady gaga wants you to get covered. the vampire diaries nina dobrov took her top off for obama care. the president is making a pitch on fusion, a network aimed at young latinos. >> if you're between 18-34, about half of the people can get high-quality health care for less than $50 a month. less than your cell phone bill. less than your cable bill. >> so there's one caveat with these $50 policies -- they tend to come with huge deductibles. let's say for example you live in seattle, washington. and you get sick. you would have to spend $5,000 of your own mon
that the obama administration is having with this health care rollout. there is a moment in the book where they talk about just before the second debate the president's staff staged kind of what they called an intervention because they were so worried about his debate practice performances. and he told them about his lawyerly mind and that that's why he sometimes had unsatisfying answers. mark halperin actually this morning tied those two things together. let me play that for you. >> almost everything that he's having trouble with now, trouble with congress, trouble with public opinion, trouble with explaining himself, you can see in that scene where he's laying himself bare in a way he normally doesn't do to anybody. >> matt, for a president who has been such an incredible communicator, has communication been his downfall sometimes too? >> i think he's been a bad communicator. i think it's a myth that he has special talent to convince the american people about things, especially when it comes to obama care. >> maybe in that instance. i've seen him do some wonderful things. >> he's also ve
, not the 2016 campaign. >> well, you are chairman of health education, labor and pensions committee and will hold the first senate hearing on obama care tomorrow. the thing we keep hearing over and over again, we heard it on the sunday shows and heard it this morning is why did the president say if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. the associated press is reporting three and a half million people have gotten cancellation notices. what do you make of all this, senator? >> what i mean of all of this is we're missing the big picture. yes, we had problems with the rollout, that's inexcusable, but they're being fixed. but let's keep the big picture in mind. we have millions of children today, up to 17 million children with pre-existing conditions who are covered for the first time ever. we have seniors getting free preventive services, never got it before. last year seniors saved over $6 billion in prescription drugs because we're closing the doughnut hole. and a lot of this, especially with children who are now on their parents' policies, that they never were covered befo
to compare the rough start of obama care to what he called the slow start of the massachusetts health care plan. but he also praised his 2012 opponent mitt romney, who in 2006, as governor of massachusetts, signed that state's health care reform legislation into law. >> i've always believed that when he was governor here in massachusetts, he did the right thing on health care. if it was hard doing it just in one state, it's harder doing it in all 50 states. >> that is proving to be the case. and the 2012 republican presidential nominee, former governor mitt romney joins me exclusively this morning. governor, it's good to see you. thank you for being here. >> thanks, david. good to see you. >> why do you reject the compliment from president obama this week when he says obama care based on romney care and that's the right way to go? >> well, i think the president failed to learn the lessons that came from the experience in massachusetts. first of all, the massachusetts experience was a state-run plan. the right way to deal with health care reform is not to have a one size fits all plan that'
barack obama and democrats sold to the american people. they knew if they sold it to them they would lose their health insurance it would be replaced by a plan they were doubling or crippling it wouldn't have passed. if they told the truth it would have never happened. >> that's key. kirsten. >> the reason why we were sold this is because for a lot of people in the obama administration and democrats believed the end justified the means. so their means are good. they have good intentions. yes, we need a better healthcare system in this country. i am a conservative. i believe that. we need healthcare reform. we need insurance reform coupled with tort reform. people are afraid of change. >> senator, you have lived this life. >> let me tell you, i have lived it, and i afused it as well. this is one of the great abuses. it dem crates the old cliche, power corrupts. absolute power is the worst. i have seen it with republicans. we never quite had absolute power because we couldn't stop the filibuster in the senate. they had absolute power, they didn't give a darn, they weren't willing to listen
is ahead for some americans who already have health insurance on the job. >> jeff: the obama administration is still struggling to fix the new healthcare web site and explain how new insurance programs work. with the vast majority of americans who already receive coverage through their employers are starting to make enrollment choices for next year, and some are seeing big changes. we're joined now by cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. always good to see you. let's talk about the big companies first. what hangs are we seeing? >>. >> we're seeing higher premiums, not great news. we're also seeing increased costs and out of pocket expenses are going to start creeping in here. so as a result this is going to be a more expensive environment. many companies are starting to introduce something called a high deductible plan. and it's paired with a health savings account. this is kind of the way that people can limit their costs but you really have to be young and healthy to make that work for you. >> jeff: why are they doing these low cost plans, high deductible plans? >> the price of hea
-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. the benefi health care plan >>> president obama is hitting the road this week to sell people on the benefits of enrolling in his healthcare plan. the president will meet with volunteers in dallas who are helping people find health insurance. the kaiser family foundation poll says 5% of americans say they now have enough information to understand the laws' impact on their family. that is is up 8% in the last month. >>> the new york city marathon took place under extra tight security yesterday. the 26.2-mile race was the largest race since the deadly bombings at the boston marathon. the final runner was still going this morning. a wcbs helicopter captured her walking with her cane escorted by several guardian angels. she has ms and she says this is her 25th year participating. >>> gary kubiak recovering this morning after he collapsed at halftime during the game. he fell to his knees during halftime. a camera shows the coach clutching his head with his eyes closed just before he collapsed. the team did not say what went wrong with kubiak but said he did
of the obama presidency as he struggles now to fix the rollout of his signature health care law. >> we are just going to keep on working at it. we're going to grind it up. >> one year ago this week, president obama beat former massachusetts governor mitt romney in the 2012 election. now the president invokes the name of his defeated gop rival to defend health care reform. in just a moment, governor romney joins me for an exclusive interview. and president obama's approval rating is at an all-time low. obamacare is at a rough start. more u.s. spy revelations have rocked even our closest allies. and did the president consider replacing vice president joe biden with then-secretary of state hillary clinton? that's according to a bombshell in a new book "double down, game changing 2012." bob wood card, katty kay, david axelrod, bill kristol. i'm david gregory in washington. >>> and good sunday morning. the killing of a tsa agent at los angeles international airport is raising questions about the motives of the 23-year-old suspect, and also airport security. do tsa agents need to be armed? our justic
ago, president obama went to romney's home state, the very place romney signed his own health care law, to argue that governor romney's plan worked. but romney's making clear, he will not let romney care be used to bail out obama care, whether or not he was the inspiration for it. >> flashbacks. making me sweat all over again. rick klein tonight, thank you. >>> overseas tonight and to cairo now. where secretary of state john kerry is visiting for the first time. it will be a tense week ahead there. of course, we all remember the image of former president hosni mubarak behind a cage in that courtroom, being tried for allowing protesters in tahrir square to die. well, tomorrow, the next president who followed him, mohamed morsi, slated to be in court, as well. his trial set to begin. abc's alex marquardt in cairo tonight, watching it all. alex? >> reporter: good evening, david. egypt is on edge tonight, bracing for possibly more violence as the trial of mohamed morsi starts in just a few hours. the muslim brotherhood, which morsi belongs to, has called for massive nationwide protests, wh
support a diverse america. and even with the problems that obama care is having, most americans believe people ought to be able to get affordable health care. so, you know, in 30 years of covering politics, i have never seen a political party that time and time again embraces the things that most people do not want. it's a surefire losing strategy. >> over and over and over again, it seems they are doing that. in virginia, president obama talked about how voters remember actions of the extreme, joan. listen to this. >> if you embrace the very politics that led to this shutdown, then i guarantee it's not in the rearview mirror of voters in virginia. they remember. they understand that that is not how you govern or move america forward. >> voters are going to remember, particularly virginia with so many government workers, but all over the country voters will remember tomorrow the shutdown that we just got over within the last 30 days. >> well, and ken cuccinelli, maybe he doesn't even want to win, reverend al. because, you know, he knows that the shutdown hurt his chances. he knows it wa
times as much for health insurance that is because she's using her current plan to obama care. i got a copy of your florida blue insurance. and about $54 a month. now i understand that under obama care it's going to go up at least they said that the policy they would offer you under florida blue would be $591. is that correct? >> that's correct. >> but all that spin hides the truth. a new republic reporter tracked diane down and explained how obama care plans could provide much better coverage and for just $50 to $100 more a month. her response, quote, i would jump at it. with my age things can happen. i don't want to have bills that could make me bankrupt. i don't want to lose my house. i would jump at it. as would millions of americans who don't have insurance or who have insurance so bad it doesn't really cover anything anyway. right wingers are hell bent on sabotaging obama care any way they can. but they can't stop americans from learning how the law works for everyone. joining me now is "washington post" jonathan capehart. thanks for being here tonight. >> hi, rev. >> jonathan,
. >> it feels like 2012 all over again. mitt romney attacking president obama over health care. why the former presidential candidate jumped into the debate. >> a special look at aging around the globe, starting in afghanistan, where life expectancy is among the lowest in the world. >> we're taking a live look at egypt right now. the protests there, you can see breaking up very quickly, just an hour ago. we saw hundreds of people outside of the courthouse where mohamed morsi's trial has just been adjourned to the new year. we'll be right back. >> good morning. welcome back to aljazeera america. >> some democrats in washington are worried they're going to lose jobs over the ongoing n.s.a. scandal. we'll talk with an experienced democratic strategist. >> let's get a look at what temperatures we can expect to see across the nation. i'm he can specking a lot of low temperatures. >> a lot of low temperatures. it's chilly out there this morning. these are not actual temperatures, but this is what it feels like when you think about the wind pushing out of the north and west and the cool air mass that
administration and by subsequent measure the obama administration has on to under cut these men's right. the department of defense will argue that it has a legal obligation to safeguard these men's health and well-being. when it comes to the matter of forced feeding, we should know that is a term that president obama has used, that they have an obligation to make sure that nothing untoward has happened to these men while in u.s. custody. >> there are still a handful of men who are still using that. why is it over? were they able to achieve anything? where are we at? >> essentially once president obama said on may 23rd this having this hunger strike taking place is really bad for the u.s.' reputation give that it wants to stand for the respect of human rights, and it wants to stand for using the justice system to deal with wrongs against society, once the president acknowledged that these men were being force fed, the detainees, according to their lawyers decided we've gotten the white house's attention. we've gotten the world's attention by extension, and we feel that there are going to
in june of 2010 that the millions of people learning about the health insurance they knew that. they knew that about three years ago. they choose to do nothing about it. >> thank you congressman burgess. most of the discussion about obama care starts with the assumption that the government should pay for our healthcare. it's the right. think about how this perverts incentive. what if we bought food the way we pay for healthcare? what would that be like? >> i would buy steak after steak. why not? my insurance company is paying for most of it. why should i get hamburger. i will get the finest cut steak and lots of them. this seems crazy. yet, that's how we buy our healthcare. >> betsy mccoy former lieutenant governor of new york read through all of this. this requires everybody get everything. >> everything. not steak, not that quality, but the law requires that everyone have the one size fits all government designed benefit package. it has to have all ten categories in it. the 50-year-old compauple will for maternity care. the straight arrow has to pay for inpatient treatment. >> the presi
health insurance and that the problem for america and the obama administration, kudos to them for doing something about her but the other 90% of people who do have health insurance, they are generally very happy with the insurance they have and what obamacare -- president obama and the democrats are saying is that you may with lose your insurance, but we will give you something you like moore and the american people are saying but i like what i have and i don't want to take a risk that you'll put me into something i don't like. that's why the story that we have in the paper is so important. people are losing their treatment. it's about whether you get the kind of care that you need and i think that that is the fundamental problem is people are saying i like what i had before and i'm not so happy with what i have had now. bill: so you believe things will get worse as they progress? >> well, i must be wrong. and all of the criticisms that libertarians and sober people were making about obamacare for a very long time are proving true. the average family will save $2500 in what we are basic
with our votes on tuesday. virginia can vote for me and who want to see obama care grow further can vote for mcauliffe. that's from ken cuccinelli. this hail mary as it described by our first read team is essentially to try to tie up what's happening with the health care website and some of the issues that's plaguing the administration in getting it off the ground with the race in virginia. >> absolutely. obama care continues to be dominant force right now in the race. both mcauliffe is running on it and supported it. you see on the right cuccinelli has already made it an issue saying vote for me if you don't like obama care. even obama has -- his team has said if mcauliffe does win, saying there's a referendum on obama care and people do like this law once going forward. >> the first read team going back to -- people should check it out, both thoughts on this. you're saying that the races, particularly new jersey and virginia, it's about minding the middle and the base, which is what your headline was, mark. >> tamron, the point we were trying to make, the sign of a really healthy party
? outages on the web site where people sign up for health care will continue during the overnight hours for the future. but, it may have to go down at other times, too. good evening. obama care's healthcare.gov is back on-line. but fixing the political fall out will prove to be a more challenging task. >> reporter: it is the web site that, instead of providing health care for millions of americans, provided more political fights. >> they are trying to change a tire on a car going 75 miles an hour down the expressway. >> reporter: the government tech team continues to fix problems with healthcare.gov the web site say lightning rod against the plan itself. >> there are so many destroyers in the house, in the public, in the private health care sector that just want to destroy. >> reporter: our kpix political insiders agree. >> every glitch that is going to happen with it will be seized on to the republicans and they will say your health care plan stinks. >> reporter: another glitch many of the providers plans no longer hold up. he said you can keep it. >> he was not telling the truth.
health care as well. chris christie is one of the few republican governors who embraced obama care, he's taken up the medicaid funding there. obama care doing pred pretty badly overall but tomorrow will be a victory because i assume terry mcauliffe, the promedicaid expansion and chris christie to the left of republicans also wins, something to think about as we move forward. the question for christie, he's hugged the questi eged the pres didn't hug him. >> he touched him. >> we want to be clear about that. >> it was unacceptable. too much hugging. >> the point i was going to make, i think chris christie has thoen he's moderate. the next race he may be running in is the republican presidential primary, not a place in which touching the president and being nice to him is rewarded verywoman. he should think about that. >> we have new reporting over the weekend about where the problems in the rollout may have come from. there was a memo arguing for a different person to head up implementation. there was some allegations that people were too afraid of upsetting the president to bring him th
known to man. tonight president obama will be taking questions at the organizing for action health care summit which is founded by folks who ran his campaign and he'll meet with dallas volunteers helping americans sign up for the program. obama care and online exchanges are playing a big role in tomorrow's gubernatorial race in virginia. you can bet we'll be talking about obama care in next year's midterms and 2016 presidential race and maybe even in 2028 when we're doing the show from outer pace. from that we start with perry bac bacon, who will be with us when we're doing the show from outer space. i got a nice e-mail breaking down how chris christie doing so very well with blacks in new jersey, suggests how he may do in 2016 nationally, we're talking about his getting 30% among blacks in new jersey. this is supposed to be a great number for the gop, but it is largely blacks -- because of decades of problem. ari will dig into that. i want to dig into how latinos will fare and how they'll fare with white voters. they've been doing really badly with latinos for several years now and par
today. ♪ john: samantha much skeptical of government managed health insurance but there is one group of people who tend to be gung-ho for anything obama and that is celebrities. >> if you need help in chanceine of the new health-insurance marketplace heathcare.gov. john: she recorded that along with a bunch of other celebrities. whether she regrets and not, the point is that this a ministration has been very successful at getting celebrities to endorse his policy. the reason they step do this kind of stuff, salaries are especially useful because obamacare really needs jen people to sign up for it to work . >> turning out young people is crucial to make this law work. that is with the obama administration says. there numbers shows in order for this lot to really work and be sustainable in need about two half-million young and relatively healthy people to sign up for exchanges in thee3 first year. the reason they need that is because these same people, by paying more and by not using very much of care will balance out the premiums and create a broader risk pool that will -- john: cover
with president obama visiting volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for health insurance. susan mcginnis has the latest. >> reporter: president obama hits the road this week to build public support for the affordable care act. sunday a senior white house aide insisted the president was told the healthcare.gov website would work on day one but says that's no excuse. >> the website failures are absolutely inexcusable and we own that. >> reporter: the website repeatedly crashed in the first month and was down for repairs this weekend. a new poll shows 48% of americans surveyed believe the government has done a poor job of implementing the healthcare law. >> the president's poll numbers, getting this website working so millions of americans have access. >> reporter: the white house says the site will be fixed by the end of the month. republicans are skeptical. >> they're trying to change a tire on a car going 75 miles per hour down the expressway. >> reporter: even some democrats want healthcare.gov taken down for repairs. >> i said this directly to the president's chief of staff. t
person a 12th grader. he entered last summer at the media recently that was honored by president obama as a youth jobs and champion canal. he helped the media relevance team for his own generation as well as creating mark ups. he's interested in taking his technical experience into the field of health by becoming an eye doctor. congratulations (clapping) i must the next person. he's an eight grader middle school. he's not only a high chief student but gives back to the community p.i. by divorcing and provides tutoring including many language students and is a positive spirit as she continuously presents idea to make it a better place for everyone. thank you (clapping) >> and our last but not least is a young lady. (clapping) is a tenth grader of the boys and girls club i used to work there back in 1995 and she wasn't there. in her 8 years of attending the clubhouse she's completed over 6 hundred and 32 hours of community service (clapping) working on projects if a that immigrant workers she's traveled to go africa thank you so much for your contributions (clapping) >> yeah. >> so on
your health plan. that indictment covering not just some conservative critics but from the mainstream media. is this a turning point for the coverage of barack obama and an indelible image he won't be able to erase or just a rough patch for the administration? >>> plus, a conversation with barbara walters about "the view." why she's saying away from political stories. >> "the view" is a daytime show. a lot of on people do threat their news from "the view," but it's supposed to be entertaining, upbeat. i didn't think the shutdown was either entertaining or upbeat. >> and why she insists she'll finally hang it up. >>> plus, jon stewart makes fun of me for suggesting his mockery of obama care actually matters. >> don't act like us making jokes about a certain program or president is evidence that that politician or issue has reached some kind of tipping point for action. >> nice try, john. why he's trying to have it both ways. i'm howard kurtz and this is "media buzz." if you had to crystallize the emerging media narrative about president obama to reduce it to its essence, it would be th
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